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19 INGREDIENTS9 STEPS3HR

The Ultimate Chicken Tikka Masala

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This version of the classic Indian spiced curry chicken dish is packed full of flavor. Makes a great dinner for the whole family!

3HR

Total Cooking Time

19

Ingredients
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Ingredients
US / METRIC
Servings:
6
Serves 6
1 1/2 Tbsp
Vegetable Oil
1 tsp
Garlic , crushed
1 Tbsp
1/2 Tbsp
3/4 cup
Plain Yogurt
1 Tbsp
Garam Masala
1 tsp
Ground Cardamom
1 tsp
Ground Coriander
1 tsp
Ground Cumin
1 Tbsp
Chili Powder
1
Large Onion , chopped
2
Medium Tomatoes , chopped
1 1/4 cups
Coconut Milk
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp
Fresh Cilantro , finely chopped
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Directions

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Step 1
Cut off any of the excess fat on the Boneless, Skinless Chicken Thighs (3 lb) .
Step 2
Season the chicken with Salt (1/2 Tbsp) , Ground Black Pepper (1/4 tsp) , Plain Yogurt (3/4 cup) , Ground Cardamom (1 tsp) , Ground Cumin (1 tsp) , Ground Coriander (1 tsp) , Chili Powder (1 Tbsp) , Ground Turmeric (1 Tbsp) , Garam Masala (1 Tbsp) , Fresh Ginger (1 Tbsp) , Vegetable Oil (1 1/2 Tbsp) and Garlic (1 tsp) .
Step 3
Mix well so that the chicken is all coated with the spices evenly. Cover with plastic wrap and place in the fridge to allow it to marinate for at least 2 hours.
Step 4
In a large pot over medium heat, add Clarified Butter (2 Tbsp) .
Step 5
Place all the chicken pieces in the pan and cook the chicken through, about 10 minutes. Once cooked remove onto a plate.
Step 6
Into the pan still on medium heat, add the Onion (1) and Tomatoes (2) .
Step 7
Add Coconut Milk (1 1/4 cups) to the bowl where the chicken marinated in spices and mix that together. Pour into the pan to deglaze the bottom. Add a few tablespoons of water and raise the heat to a boil.
Step 8
Chop up the chicken into large chunks and it back into the pot with sauce. Add Honey (1 Tbsp) and let it bubble for 5 minutes while stirring gently.
Step 9
Add some Fresh Cilantro (1 Tbsp) . Serve and enjoy!

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